Housing Help

Housing

People with disabilities need and deserve housing that is affordable, accessible, and designed for mobility. The following links will assist you in finding valuable housing information and resources.

US Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Resources for People with Disabilities

HUD provides a complete overview of housing options, information regarding housing discrimination and more.

National Directory of State Housing Finance Agencies

Housing Finance Agencies offer individuals, families, and businesses a wide range of support and assistance. Click your state to find HFAs and organizations near you that can help you with your housing finance questions and concerns.

Home Modification

Home modifications are changes made to adapt living spaces to meet the needs of people with physical limitations so that they can continue to live independently and safely. These modifications may include adding assistive technology or making structural changes to a home. Modifications can range from something as simple as replacing cabinet doorknobs with pull handles to full-scale construction projects that require installing wheelchair ramps and widening doorways.

HomeMods.org

A website dedicated to promoting aging in place and independent living for persons of all ages and abilities.

Consumer Affairs Stair Lift Resources

This page from Consumer Affairs contains information regarding stairlifts including brand comparisons, stair lift features, and expert stair lift reviews. Additionally, it features an option which allows users to answer seven questions and get matched with a stair lift that meets their needs. Please be advised that you are required to enter your phone number and email address to get your results from the matching questionnaire.

Home Wheelchair Ramp Project

Information on building your own home wheelchair ramp including safety information and ramp specifications, manuals, and videos.

Home Ownership

Now more than ever plenty of home buying programs are available to help people with disabilities and their families. Visit The Guide to Homebuying for people with disabilities  for a list of home buying programs, home modifications, your rights as a homeowner and more.

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